morning from washington. it’s monday
. right to the first reads of the morning.
will stress the looming fiscal cliff for the first time when it calls for a one-year extension with people earning less than $250,000 a year. all the
are set to expire. the president will make the announcement surrounded by workers and families. they would benefit if the rates were extended. it is likely to be an extended fight intended to draw contrast by baiting them into extending
‘s campaign senior adviser
this morning on today.
i think it’s time to pay down some of our debts and deficits by doing away with the breaks showered on millionaires and billionaires and give certainty to
they will push in a series of interviews at the local stations on the
and on the road tomorrow when he travels to
, iowa and visits the home of a couple who make a combined $82,000 a year and would face an additional
if the existing rates expire. the president’s proposal puts them at odds with republicans who want an extension of all the
. here is
we ought to extend the current rates for another year with a hard requirement to get through comprehensive
republicans are expected to pass the legislation before the end of the month that would preserve the
. today’s move puts the president out of step with congressional democrats including
who want to move it to a million dollars on the next front. the question is, is this the president’s opening offer? do we draw a
line in the sand
and promise to veto any legislation that extends all of the
or does it pave the way for a full one-year extension for all of them and decoupling of the
would be what would define victory for the
. we have been down this road before. the president campaigned against the
for the owner in
and campaigned against them in
. they all got extended temporarily as part of the larger deal. the question is, does he make a veto threat? is there teeth to this policy change? anything that sets up republicans and
is defenders of the wealthy does fit in with what the
message machine was about. it was clearly a strategic decision. democrats launched a coordinated assault on
on personal wealth.
i have never known of a switch back on building an
either get a
swiss bank account
or you believe the
is stronger than the
the slogan is believe in america. it should be business in bermuda.
debbie wassermann schultz who hadn’t brought it up asked to change the subject to make the point.
i want to raise one other point.
i really like to see
release more than one year of tax records. people ask themselves why does an
swiss bank account
there were not many
surrogates out to defend him, but they responded in a statement, the
‘s latest unfounded character assault on
is unseemly and disgusting he pays every dime of taxes he oh,s and gives to charitable donations. how far the campaign is willing to go with suggestions that
has done something improper in financial dealings.
you suggesting that
is guilty of a felony?
nobody has an idea because the only person with a
it is a distraction from the real discussion. we are not talking about jobs.
and put all this to rest.
it’s not a coincidence they allowed
to change the subject on a tough week for his campaign. they unloaded on him personally. the economic numbers have taken a dip and they ramped up attacks. that’s clear how long the
campaign will be able to leave the attacks on his personal wealth and his business career largely unanswered. he said it’s distracting from the economy, this stuff is taking a poll and if you sit out there and leave it fully unchallenged. after a week of vacation in new hampshire, he returned to the fund-raising, holding three high dollar evens and getting a lot more attention. there is a $50,000 per person at the home and literally drew protesters by air, land, and sea. protesters stormed the beach chanting i singing and waving signs that said
has a koch problem. he does plenty of high dollar fund-raisers of his own. two scheduled for today at the
here in washington. quotes like this one from a
donor outside of revlon chairman’s state don’t help him dispel the narrative. i don’t think the
is getting it. we’ve got the message, but my college kid, the baby-sitters and the nails ladies, everybody whose got the right to vote. if you are lower income you are not as educate and two, they don’t understand how it works. the high dollar events have an upside. they reported that they campaigned
and the rnc rate combined $106 million in june. republicans believe that ultimately the election will be a referendum on
. so much so, here’s speaker
making news by making that point a bit ham handedly at a
. you can make me love
. he said no and said the following.
has some friends, relatives and fellow mormons. some people that are going to vote for him. that’s not what the election is going to be about. it’s a referendum on the president’s failed policies. asked to respond from the rnc chair, he hasn’t always been wild about his support for
and a bit more refusive.
a lot of people who know
will really, really like him and think he’s an enormously generous guy. he has given incredible amounts of money to charity. there is a lot to love. the election will be a referendum on
there you have it. the
thing, when this campaign got started they assumed
would be most comfortable with
at the top of the ticket. a lot of concerns that
is allowing this wealth message, if you will. to get ahold a little bit making them look out of touch with the
. it’s political
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